Chenopodiaceae Chenopodium album L.


Omaha - Food, Soup

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1919, Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, SI-BAE Annual Report #33, page 78

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Scientific name: Chenopodium album L.
USDA symbol: CHALA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Lambsquarters
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Family (APG): Amaranthaceae
Native American Tribe: Omaha
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Soup
Notes: Young, tender plant cooked as pottage.

RECRD: 31292 id: 9418